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condescending
used in Candide

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Definition
treating others as inferior; or doing something considered beneath one's position or dignity
  • the Marchioness, who half rose, honoured Candide with a gracious smile, and Martin with a condescending nod;
    Chapter 22 (38% in)
condescending = treating as inferior
  • "Thou foolish fellow," said Candide; "I have delivered thee out of the galleys, I have paid thy ransom, and thy sister's also; she was a scullion, and is very ugly, yet I am so condescending as to marry her; and dost thou pretend to oppose the match?
    Chapter 29 (88% in)

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